Staying with Us

Govardhan Ecovillage is a place to inspire transformation in ourselves and the world we live in. This transformation begins by awareness of our good fortune in the gifts that nature has blessed us with. Spending time at Govardhan Ecovillage allows us to experience what it means to live simply, to appreciate nature, and to discover and practice spiritual and eco-friendly principles.

With this in mind, Govardhan Ecovillage is not intended to be a hotel. In the midst of this rural village in India, we are attempting to provide a simple place to breathe, walk around, practice yoga, meditate, pray, chant, and to serve. We believe that the joy of giving service brings more pleasure than accepting service.

We offer accommodation for a comfortable stay, and welcome everyone to disconnect from the demands of our often fast-paced and stressful life and to reconnect with yourself; with your family and friends; with nature and with us.

If you're not attending one of our retreats, we encourage you to take advantage of the experience offered by our daily schedule.

DAILY SCHEDULE
7:00am – Asana class & Pranayama.
8:00am – 10.00 am - Breakfast.
9:30am – Yoga Nidra relaxation therapy.
10:00am – Talk (Josd / Vegetarinaism / Ecology).
10:40am – Nature Walk / Vrindavan parikrama
12:00noon – Temple aarti
1:00pm to 3.00pm - Lunch Free time.
3:00pm - Video show
3:30pm - Bhagavad Gita Class.
4:15pm – Asana Class & Pranayama
5:10pm – Goseva, vrindavan 7temples aarti
6:20pm - Yamuna aarti
6:30pm – Kirtan in temple hall
7:00pm to 9.00pm - Dinner
8:30pm – Rest or Self-study.


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Terms & Conditions

  • Check-in is 10 am. Check-out is 9 am the following day
  • All guests must provide a valid government ID proof on arrival
  • Foreign guests are required to present a valid passport and visa
  • A credit card guarantee or minimum of 50% advance is required to confrim your booking.

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Vrindavan Cottages

Thirteen communal rooms that are all close by each other. They're also closer to other amenities, such as the serving place for meals, auditorium, swimming pool, Ayurvedic centre. One can say that you're right in the middle of all the action at GEV! All rooms have attached bathroom and hot water facility. Maximum of two adults and two children below 12 years can be accommodated in one room. Cottages are made of CSEB (unbaked mud bricks) that reduces the need of A/Cs or heaters.


Barsana Cottages

Four private cottages - these villa like bungalows are situated on top of a small hill rock, with steps leading up to it, this is a little more secluded and ideal for one seeking quiet time away. It's about a two to three minute walk to the serving area, pool, etc. Each bungalow is a duplex with two rooms sharing a common hall. Maximum of two adults and two children below 12 years can be accommodated in one room. All rooms have attached bathroom and hot water facility.


Gokul Cottage

A two storey structure with left and right wings containing 52 single rooms in total. This cottage is a four minute walk to the serving area and a two minute walk to the seminar halls, etc. There are 20 common baths and toilets available. This accommodation is perfect for those wanting to visit alone or those bringing a group of single people for a retreat.

Our Organisation

Govardhan Ecovillage is a non-profit initiative founded by H.H. Radhanath Swami, a teacher of bhakti-yoga for over 40 years, and student of His Divine Grace A.C Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, founder-acharya of the International Society for Krishna consciousness.

Govardhan Ecovillage Galtare, Hamrapur (P.O),
Wada (Taluka), Palghar (District) – 421303, Maharashtra, India
contactus@ecovillage.org.in (+91) 916-720-4666 (9AM–6PM).

Testimonials

An outstanding example of dedicated effort at using natures forces to enable man to live in harmony with her landscape. Mud stabilised blocks are energy efficient. SBT is low  energy sewage treatment. All examples to be scaled up to enable India’s progress to be environmentally sustainable. Request to team with Forest Departtment to adopt Galtare/Nane villages to promote regeneration of forest and sustainable forest. I feel privileged.
Praveen Pardeshi, Principal secretary Forest

Eco Partners

Serve cows BIOME
Lifelink BAIF
acwadam ARTI

CSR Partners